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Walpole: Every Which Way But Loose
Program 1005
Original Airdate: 10/26/1979

Subject Keywords
Afro-American prisoners
Afro-American prisoners - Attitudes
Correctional institutions - Massachusetts
Discrimination in criminal justice administration
Prison administration
Prisoners - classification

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Butterworth, Fred A.
DaSilva, Thomas
DiPaolo, Paul
Gabel, Carol
Kamau, Dinizulu (Efrid Brown, Jr.)
Sabree, Abdullah Khalil (William Johnson)

Corporate Names
Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Walpole - Walpole - Massachusetts

Program Description
Program offers an in-depth look at the policies, procedures, and inmates of the Massachusetts Correctional Institution at Walpole, one of the most controversial maximum-security correctional facilities in the United States. Throughout the four days spent interviewing Walpole's inmates and staff, Say Brother documented the discriminatory application of the internal classification system (resulting in African Americans serving longer sentences and being placed in stricter confines), the virtual absence of minority staff, and the punitive rather than rehabilitative programs at the prison, particularly those of the Departmental Segregation Unit (DSU), 10 Block. (Say Brother was afforded the unusual privilege of being able to enter and obtain footage of 10 Block.) Those interviewed include Fred A. Butterworth (Superintendent of Walpole), Paul DiPaolo (a Walpole Social Worker), Carol Gabel (Director of Prisoner Programs), and Thomas DaSilva (Supervisor of DSU/10 Block). (See Program 923 for additional information on inmates Dinizulu Kamau and Adbullah Khalil Sabree.)

Barbara Barrow-Murray

Associate Producer
Beth Deare

Brian Clarke

Ron Buccheri (switcher)
Nancy Carey (intern)
Sally Ehrman (production secretary)
Renee Harriston (intern)
Rebecca Hill (fashion consultant)
Dick Holden (camera)
Harvey Hudson (audio)
Carol Hugentugler (videotape recordist)
Nat Johnson (audio)
Tiit Koppel (switcher)
Frank Lane (camera)
Webster Lewis (theme music)
Gene Mackles (graphic designer)
Calenia Melendez (intern)
Milan Merhar (videotape recordist)
Wil Morton (audio)
Joe Pugliesi (video)
Joe Pugliesi (videotape recordist)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
Lee Smith (camera)
David St. Onge (videotape recordist)
Don White (video)
Evelyn Wong (production assistant)

Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-06106
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 3/4" cassette 1
Original footage 3/4" cassette 3
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Original footage 3/4" cassette 6
Original footage 3/4" cassette 8
Original footage 3/4" cassette 9
Original footage 3/4" cassette 10
Original footage 3/4" cassette 15
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Original footage 3/4" cassette 18
Original footage 3/4" cassette 19
Original footage 3/4" cassette 20
Original footage 3/4" cassette 23
Original footage 3/4" cassette 14
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-00456
Preservation master D3 cassette AD3-00535
Preservation master beta SP cassette AB-01289A
Preservation master digital beta cassette AB-01289
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)

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